Grape vine

Vitis 'Brant'

Grape vine - Vitis  'Brant'

Common Name: Grape vine
Genus: Vitis
Cultivar: 'Brant'

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Edible fruit, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 7.00 m (700 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 5.00 m (500 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

A vigorous vine that is decorative as well as edible with 3- to 5-lobed fresh green leaves which turn rich red and orange in autumn. During the summer small clusters of green grapes develop later ripening to black in autumn. The grapes are small and sweet but full of pips and are best left as a decoration on the vine.

Garden care: When planting incorporate plenty of well-rotted organic matter in to the planting hole. Prune in mid-winter cutting back to fit the available space and again in mid-summer if necessary.


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